The Control of Consciousness Alteration--Substance Use, Abuse and Policy
Race/Ethnic Differences in Substance Use and Problems
Racial Segregation, Concentrated Disadvantage and Crime
Immigration, Acculturation and Drug Use
Recent Immigration and Violence
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. 2014. Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration (Second Edition).Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. 2007. Drugs and Drug Policy: The Control of Consciousness Alteration.Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Scott Akins, Brett Burkhardt, and Charles Lanfear. 2015. “Law Enforcement Response to “Frequent Fliers”: An Examination of High-Frequency Contacts between Police and Justice-Involved Persons with Mental Illness.” Criminal Justice Policy Review 1:1-18.
Akins, Scott and Clayton Mosher. 2015. “Drugs: Use, Consequences and Regulation.” In Handbook on Deviance, Erich Goode, Ed. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing.
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. 2015. “Drugs and Drug Control in Canada.” In Pan African Issues in Drugs and Drug Control: An International Perspective. Anita Kalunta-Crumpton, Ed. Ashgate Publishing.
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. 2015. “Marijuana Legalization: Myths and Realities” in Stacy Mallicoat ed. In Crime and Justice Policy, Stacy Mallicoat, Ed. Sage Publishing.
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. “Medical Marijuana.” 2014. In Science and Politics: An A to Z Guide in Issues and Controversies, Brent Steel Ed. CQ Press.
Mosher, Clayton and Scott Akins. 2014. “From ‘Just Say No!’ to ‘Well, Maybe’ - The War on Drugs & Sensible Alternatives” Pp 121-144 in Criminal Justice Policy, Stacy L. Mallicoat and Christine L. Gardiner Eds. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
Akins, Scott. 2013. The Enforcement of 287(g) by Local Police: Consequences for Community Relationships and Criminal Offending. Criminology and Public Policy 12: 227-236.
Stansfield, Richard, Scott Akins, Rubén Rumbaut and Roger Hammer. 2013. “Assessing the effects of recent immigration on serious property crime in Austin, Texas.” Sociological Perspectives 56:647-672.
Akins, Scott, Charles Lanfear, Sarah Cline and Clay Mosher. 2013. “Patterns and Correlates of Adult American Indian Substance Use.” Journal of Drug Issues 43: 497-516.
Lanfear, Charles, Scott Akins and Clay Mosher. 2013. “Examining the Relationship of Substance Use and Sexual Orientation.” Deviant Behavior 34: 586-597.
Akins, Scott, Chad L. Smith and Clay Mosher. 2010. “Pathways to Adult Alcohol Use across Race/Ethnic Groups: An application of general strain and social learning theories.” Journal of Drug Issues 40: 321-352.
Akins, Scott, Rubén Rumbaut and Richard Stansfield. 2009. “Immigration, Economic Disadvantage and Homicide: An analysis of communities in Austin, Texas.” Homicide Studies 13: 307-314
Akins, Scott. 2009. "Racial Segregation, Economic Disadvantage and Violent Crime." Journal of Ethnicity in Criminal Justice 7: 30-52
Akins, Scott, Clayton Mosher, Chad L. Smith and Jane Florence Gauthier. 2008. "The Effect of Acculturation on Patterns of Hispanic Substance Use in Washington State." Journal of Drug Issues, 38: 103-118
Akins, Scott. 2007. "Racial Segregation and Crime." Sociology Compass 1:81-94.
Akins, Scott. 2003. "Racial Segregation and Property Crime: Examining the mediating effect of police strength." Justice Quarterly 20:675-695.
Akins, Scott, Clayton Mosher, Thomas Rotolo and Robert Griffin. 2003. "Patterns and Correlates of Substance Use Among American Indians in Washington State." Journal of Drug Issues: 33:45-74.
Akins, Scott. 2003. Public Alcohol Bans: An assessment of their potential effectiveness for reducing crime and disorder. The New Zealand Police.
Akins, Scott and Robert Griffin. 2000. "Multiple Birth Rates and Racial Type: A research note regarding r/K theory." Deviant Behavior 21:15-22.
Akins, Scott. 2007. "The Etiology of Substance Use & Abuse among American Indians in Washington State." OSU Research office Faculty Time Release Grant
Akins, Scott. 2007. "Evaluation of Linn County Drug Prevention Program." DHHS Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Akins, Scott. 2003. "An Evaluation of Public Alcohol Bans." The New Zealand Police.
Akins, Scott. 2003. "An Examination of the Causes and Correlates of Substance Use and Abuse." Victoria University Research Fund.
Honors & Awards
2014 Oregon State University College of Liberal Arts Master Teacher Award